Rockford Board of Elections sees increasing numbers

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Mid-term elections are just two days away and local polling places say they're seeing more and more people the closer we get.

Rockford Board of Elections representatives say they are seeing anywhere from 350 people to 500 people a day.

So far, about 9,000 people in Rockford have voted.

The two locations for Rockford voters to register are Emmanuel Episcopal Church at 412 North Church Street and 301 South 6th Street.

Winnebago County voters need to go to 404 West Elm Street.

Illinois allows voters to register on the same day that they vote.

If you are planning to register, you need to bring a valid ID and documents to prove that you live in the area where you are planning to vote.

"It's definitely growing a lot more with the elections coming up. People are aware of the candidates; they're seeing all the signs everywhere, news stories, and they want to make sure that they're getting their vote done ahead of time in case they're going to be out of town for the election," said Rockford Board of Elections Assistant Executive Director Jorge Parades.

Early voting continues tomorrow from 8 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Rockford polls are open on Tuesday from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.